Managing Director, Head of Canadian Transactions and Business Development Jonathan Turnbull
Mr. Turnbull joined the firm in 2020 and is the Head of Canadian Transactions and Business Development. As Head of Canadian Transactions, Mr. Turnbull is responsible for sourcing Canadian transactions and forming/developing joint venture relationships across the country. In addition, Mr. Turnbull is responsible for developing Canadian focused business strategies, leveraging local expertise/relationships and Harrison Street’s global capabilities into new targeted product offerings for our global and Canadian investors.
Prior to joining Harrison Street, Mr. Turnbull was a Managing Partner of Alignvest Student Housing and Canadian Student Living Group where he oversaw the development, launch and execution of a dedicated Canadian student housing fund which grew to become the largest owner/operator of student housing in the country. He was responsible for the fund, including transaction sourcing, diligence, financing, property/asset management, investor relations and operations. Prior to Alignvest Student Housing, Mr. Turnbull was the CEO of the first SPAC ever in Canada, Dundee Acquisition Ltd., and the head of Dundee Private Equity which targeted investments in Canadian real assets.
Mr. Turnbull received his HBA in Business Administration at the Richard Ivey School, Western University in London, Ontario.